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Synonyms for exact

Synonyms for (verb) exact

Synonyms: exact, claim, take Definition: take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs Usage: the accident claimed three lives; The hard work took its toll on her

Similar words: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand Definition: require as useful, just, or proper Usage: It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

Synonyms: demand, exact Definition: claim as due or just Usage: The bank demanded payment of the loan

Similar words: claim Definition: ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example Usage: They claimed on the maximum allowable amount

Synonyms for (adjective) exact

Synonyms: precise, accurate, exact Definition: (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct Usage: a precise image; a precise measurement

Similar words: right, correct Definition: free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth Usage: the correct answer; the correct version; the right answer; took the right road; the right decision

Synonyms: exact Definition: marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact Usage: an exact mind; an exact copy; hit the exact center of the target

Similar words: direct, verbatim Definition: in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker Usage: a direct quotation; repeated their dialog verbatim

Similar words: literal Definition: without interpretation or embellishment Usage: a literal depiction of the scene before him

Similar words: mathematical Definition: characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics Usage: mathematical precision

Similar words: perfect Definition: precisely accurate or exact Usage: perfect timing

Similar words: photographic Definition: representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

Similar words: rigorous, strict Definition: rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard Usage: rigorous application of the law; a strict vegetarian